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PAPER-

defined, 904.

production of, may be required, 1072.
PARENT-

habeas corpus may issue to recover custody of child, etc., 1150.
PARTIES—

in ejectment, who are, 984.
joinder of, where jointly and severally liable upon same obligation, 1211.
substitution of new, in case of death, 235–251.

suit not to abate because of marriage, 247.
PARTITION-
of lands, etc., when decree granted, etc., 93.

when contracts for sales of property held jointly with infants, etc., 93.

when heirs at law unable to agree, etc., 93.

accountability for rents, etc., by tenant in possession, 93.
PARTNERSHIPS,
dissolution, when deemed to occur, 1512.

composition with creditors in case of, 1494.
limited, formation of, 1498.
provisions with reference to, in general, 1494-1528.
renewal of, to be filed, etc., 1510.

testimony in case of, 1066.
PARTY WALLS-

when deemed to stand on adjoining 10t, payment in case of, 1586.
PATENTS—

appeal from decision of court of appeals, 228.
condemnation and sale of rights, when attached, 1099.

levy of attachment on, 1092.
PAUPERS-

suits by, without payment of costs, 176.
PAYMENT-

money into court by defendant, when, 1529.
PENITENTIARY-

Attorney-General to designate for purpose of imprisonment, 925.
imprisonment to be in, when, 934.
marshal to be reimbursed for transporting prisoners, 1112.

sentence not to designate, for purpose of imprisonment, 925.
PERISHABLE PROPERTY-

sale of unclaimed, by common carrier, 642.
PERJURY-
offense of, punishment, etc., 858.

in giving testimony, 1057.
PERPETUITIES-

not to be created by will, etc., 1624.

when void, etc., 1023.
PERSON-

word, applicable to partnerships and corporations, page 3.

PERSONAL PROPERTY (see Estates) —

when not sufficient to pay decedent's debts real estate to be sold, 96.
PERSONATION, FALSE-

offense of, 859.
PETIT LARCENY-

offense of, etc., 827.
PHYSICIANS-

when not permitted to testify, 1073.
PLATS—

record of, to be kept in surveyor's office, 1599.

regulations may be promulgated as to subdivisions, 1581.
PLEADING-

demurrer not waived by pleading over, 1533.
issues in proceeding in ejectment, 987.
joinder of different claims in separate counts, etc., in declaration, 1532.
new party to action may rely upon, when put in by predecessor, etc., 239.
non est factum, plea of, to be verified, 1534.
plaintiff's official character, how denied, 1535.
plea, etc., of garnishee, 459.

proceedings do abate, when, 235–251.
PLEDGES-

levy on chattels held as, 1084.

liability of holder of stock as, 626.
POLICE COURT-

appeals and writs of error to court of appeals, when, 227.
arrests, to issue process for, etc., 48.
accounts of clerks, audit of, 59.
bailiffs, appointment of, etc., salary, etc., 55.
clerk, salary, term, bond, etc., 52.

deputy, salary, etc., 53.

may administer oaths, etc., 54.
commitments, etc., 48.
composition of, 42.
fines, application of moneys collected from, etc., 58.

person receiving agent of Government, 48.

rights of Humane Society, policemen’s fund, etc., to, not affected, 48.
judge, who to act on disability of, 51.
judges, powers of, oath, etc., 42.
judgments, when final, 47.
jurisdiction, 43.
jury, number of, term of service, etc., 45.

drawing of names, eligibility, etc., 46.
marshal to have charge of, 46.

when trials to be by, 44.
oaths, judges may administer, etc., 49.
permit to carry weapons granted by, 855.
prosecution to be on information, 44.
recognizance, executions to issue on forfeited, etc., 57.
salaries of judges, clerks, etc., how paid, 56.
seal of, 49.
security may be given by persons triable in, 48.
terms of, 50.
violating provisions as to burials, cremation, etc., prosecuted in, 685.

POLICEMEN-

arrest by, for trespassing, etc., on Capitol grounds, 888.
POLICEMEN’S FUND—

right to fines and forfeitures not affected, etc., 48.
POLICE OFFICER-

offense of false personation as, 859.
POLICY-

life insurance, to have copy of application attached, 657.
POOL SELLING-

punishment for offense of, 869.
POOR-

escheated estates to be disbursed for benefit of, 388.
POOR SUITORS-

suits by, without payment of costs, 176.
POSSESSION-
adverse, perfection of title in case of, 111.

preservation of rights of infants, 111.

showing in proceedings in case of ejectment, 999.
POSTHUMOUS CHILDREN-

entitled to take estates, etc., 1028.
POTOMAC RIVER-

deposit of deleterious matter forbidden, 901.
net fishing, when forbidden, etc., 896.
regulations as to anchorage of vessels, etc., 895.

use of explosives for catching fish forbidden, 900.
POWER OF ATTORNEY-

by married woman, when effectual to pass estate, etc., 518.
POWERS-

what are, exercise of, etc., 1037–1055.
PREFERENCES-

assignments by partnerships creating, void, etc., 1520.

void in case of general assignment, 440.
PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE-

may suspend prohibition as to trespassing on Capitol grounds, 890.
PRESUMPTION-
absence for seven years, presumed to be dead, 252.

effect, if person found living, 253.
PRETENSES-

property obtained by false, offense of, etc., 842.
PRINCIPAL

infant's estate, sale of, for maintenance, 165.
PRIORITY,

mechanics' liens entitled to, etc., 1245.

payment of debts of decedent, rule governing, 356.
PRISON-

release of person on writ of habeas corpus when confined in, 1143.
PRISONERS-

allowance for subsistence of, in custody of marshal, etc., 1204.

employment of, at jail, 1192.
PRIZE FIGHTING-

offense of, punishment, etc., 876.
PROBATE-

guardian to represent infants, etc., in case of will, 138.
persons who may appear in case of wills, etc., 133.
plenary proceedings in case of wills, 139.
proof of will, when taken, 131.
re-probate of wills affecting real estate, etc., when, 141.

wills admitted to, when, 134.
PROBATE COURT-

appointment of guardian, when, 1125.
apprenticeship, jurisdiction in case of, 405-411.

complaints in case of, to be heard by, 411.
arbitration of controversies between executor and complainant, 145.
estate of decedent, subject to administration in, etc., 259.
fees appertaining to, 1111.
guardian may be appointed for infant, etc., 150.
judgment for costs may be rendered, 143.
judgments may be enforced by, etc., 129.
jurisdiction in general, 117.
jurisdiction over suits by legatees, etc., not exclusive, 119.
jury trial of issues as to wills in, 140.
justice to preside, lunacy proceedings, 167.
orphans' court to be known as, 116.
plenary as to wills, etc., 117.
partial distribution of estate may be authorized in case of want, etc., 391.
powers defined, 119.
sessions of, 118.
time of trials to be fixed by justice, etc., 142.

trial of other issues than relating to wills, etc., 142.
PROCEDURE-

criminal, detailed, 911-939.
PROCEEDINGS-

amendments of, in action at law, etc., 399.
PROCESS-

coroner to execute when marshal interested, 197.
corporations may be proceeded against hy, publication, etc., 112. .
effect of evasion of, by representative of deceased party to suit, 250.
form of summons, 1536.
issue of, out of probate court, 121.
marshal to execute, for court of appeals, 231.
publication may be substituted for personal service, when, 105.
subpæna to be served on infant personally, etc., 102.

penalty for preventing service upon infant, 103.
service by marshal, etc., 41.

in case of foreign corporations, 1537.
PROCTORS-

fees of, 1109.

PROOF

claims in case of general assignments, 439.
debts against decedent's estate, method of, etc., 330.

record debt, how made, 1070.
PROPERTY-

malicious injuring or destroying by fire, etc., 848.
offense of arson, punishment, etc., 822.
offense of destroying stolen, etc., 828.

of receiving, 829.
offense of unlawful entry on private, 824.
preservation of, when seized under attachment, 1093.
stealing of, when belonging to District of Columbia, offense of, etc., 831.

receiving, offense of, 832.
PROSECUTION-

deemed to have been abandoned, on failure of grand jury to act, 939.
PROSTITUTION-

offense of enticing female for purpose of, 813.
PROTEST-

notes by notaries public, etc., 567.
PUBLICATIONS (see also Notice)—

indecent, offense of, etc., 872.
notice to appear in action of replevin, 15.
when to be substituted for personal service of process, etc., 105.

form of order, etc., 107.
PUBLIC LAND-

surveyor to make plats when requested, 1595.
PUBLIC LIBRARY-

offense of stealing or injuring books, etc., 849.
PUBLIC RECORDS

offense of destroying or defacing, 844.
PUBLIC WORKS-

limitation as to hours of service of laborers, etc., 892.

QUO WARRANTO-
. proceedings with reference to issue of writ, etc., 1538–1548.

R
RACES—

betting on, forbidden, 869.
RAILING-

inclosing cemetery, offense of destroying, etc., 850.
RAILWAY, STREET

free transfers to be given, 712.
offense of placing obstruction on track, etc., 846.
removal of disused tracks, 710.

use of lines of other companies, when, 711.
RAPE-

assault with intent to commit, 808.
offense of, 808

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